Ginger Molasses Cookies

These cookies are a variation on ginger snap cookies, made with natural sugars and a combination of delicious spices. Molasses adds a delectable sweetness to the cookies and a punch of potassium and magnesium. 


  • 4 1/2 oz butter (vegan butter optional)
  • 3/4 cup coconut palm sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 tbsp cold water
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

Combine butter and sugar until creamy.

Add molasses and water and mix on a low speed until combined. 

Add dry ingredients and mix on a low speed until combined. 

Make balls with an ice cream scoop, 3.45 oz for each ball. 

Roll in additional coconut palm sugar.

Bake for 5-10 minutes. 

Makes 9 cookies.